Episode 17: Nikhil Arora

Meet Nikhil, Co-Founder of Back To The Roots, a company which creates and sells grow-at-home Mushroom Gardens, as well as a self-cleaning AquaFarm. Nikhil and his business partner, Alex, met their senior year at UC Berkley and went from being future investment bankers, to urban farmers and entrepreneurs. Find out how Back To The Roots…

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Episode 16: Paige Davis

Meet Paige Davis, Co-founder and creator of Blue Avocado, a company that creates reusable shopping and lunch containers. With a deep commitment to sustainability, Blue Avocado became certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Tune-in to find out how Paige, her sister and her…

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Episode 15: Christa Pitts

Meet Christa, Co-founder of the company CCA & B, a publishing company which produced the children’s book Elf On The Shelf, which tells the story of Santa’s scout elves. Christa, her sister and her mother had a Christmas tradition they wanted to share with everyone, but were met with a sizable obstacle initially. Find out…

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Episode 14: LiLing Pang

Meet LiLing, CEO and Editor of Trekaroo, a travel website that includes reviews on travel with kids, family fun, kid activities, kid-friendly hotels, resorts and vacation packages for your family trips. LiLing saw there was a lack of community online for families to share their travel experiences, which prompted her to create Trekaroo. Tune-in to…

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Episode 13: Bridget Dunlap

Episode 13: Bridget Dunlap Meet Bridget Dunlap, owner of several bars and restaurants in a thriving night-life area of Austin, Texas. However, this particular part of town wasn’t always as popular as it is now. Once littered with run-down and empty houses, Bridget took a dilapidated Rainey Street and turned it into the success that…

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Episode 12: Stacy Zoern

Episode 12: Stacy Zoern Meet Stacy, President of Kenguru Inc., a company that has created a transporter that brings independence and mobility to people who use wheelchairs. Stacy, being wheelchair-bound herself, was frustrated with her lack of mobility and was searching for an affordable mode of transportation when she came across the Kenguru being developed…

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Episode 11: PJ Jonas

Episode 11: PJ Jonas Meet PJ Jonas, creator of Goat Milk Stuff, a company that offers handmade goat milk soap and related products made with raw milk from Alpine dairy goats. Being a wife and home-schooling mom of 8 kids, PJ saw the need for a soap that wasn’t full of harmful chemicals, and decided…

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Episode 10: Dr. Jeanette Hill

spot on sciences

Episode 10: Dr. Jeanette Hill Meet Dr. Jeanette Hill, Founder and CEO of Spot On Sciences, a medical devices company located in Texas. Dr. Hill and her company are responsible for the development of HemaSpot, a simple to use device (patent-pending) for self sampling and robust storage/shipping of blood samples at ambient temperatures. Tune-in to…

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Episode 9: Logan Hale

V3 Media Marketing

Episode 9: Logan Hale Meet Logan Hale, Creative Director of V3 Media Marketing, a company that specializes in producing video content for businesses through-out their digital media marketing efforts. Logan worked in the film industry in New York City, until the events of 9/11 forced him to find a job in Marketing. He soon realized…

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Episode 8: Shawn Still

Olympic Pool Plastering

Episode 8: Shawn Still Meet Shawn Still, General Manager of Olympic Pool Plastering. Shawn initially started his career in health care, but decided to make a shift to the family business when the future of his current industry looked uncertain. In this episode of Big Time Small Business, Shawn discusses many important factors that affect…

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